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Akira Kosemura - In the Dark Woods.

Akira Kosemura would be a familiar name to those who love exquisite piano based music. He has released on the likes of Someone Good and his on label Schole which is also has been home to the likes of Haruka Nakamura, Flica, Ghost and Tape and others. 1,627 more words


Nils Frahm- 'All Melody' [Trailer]

While not a full dose of what’s to come, the teaser trailer for ambient musician Nils Frahm’s forthcoming All Melody portends some intriguing things. In a note, Frahm says that “This record includes what I think sticks out and describes my recent musical discoveries in the best possible way I could imagine” and that feels apt. 280 more words


Episode 219: The Outside-In Man

This is the 219th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You may be able to CLICK HERE TO LISTEN… 728 more words

Adrian Lane - Playing With Ghosts.

On his Fourth album, the follow-up to “Branches Never Remember”, on the Preserved Sound label (the home to all of his albums), Adrian Lane uses 100-year-old cylinder recordings as the starting point for new compositions – chopping them up, reordering them and playing along to build up a series of completely new compositions. 1,429 more words


The three Best MINIMAL PIANO Albums of the Year: Bevig, Hanada and Kosemura

We’re witnessing in the recent years that most of the composers of melodic music are using the piano as a tool for exalting simple, delicate and elegant melodies, leaving far away the virtuosity and the harmonious complexities of the past, that are basically those characteristics which have made the piano – for many years – to be regarded as the prince of the instruments.  754 more words

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PREMIERE: "Repose" by Mike Lazarev [1631 Recordings]

A good friend and active supporter of instrumental music as the creative force behind the revered Headphone Commute (a huge influence on Stationary Travels, btw), … 274 more words


Erik Friedlander - Volac: Book of Angels Volume 8

Klezmer, Modern Classical


Here, Erik Friedlander performs a series of solo cello pieces. Aggressive tracks are alternated with softer ones, and he is adept at both. 30 more words